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Michael Williamson receives the Philip Turner Prize 2013

last modified Oct 15, 2013 01:49 PM

Philip Turner was an outstanding mechanical engineer who designed a wide range of innovative devices. He made major formative contributions to the design of geotechnical centrifuges for the Schofield Centre. He was a design engineer in the Department of Engineering for many years and when he died he bequeathed in his will a prize to be awarded annually for "outstanding work in geotechnical centrifuge testing conducted by a research student working at the Schofield Centre in Cambridge".

Professor Robert Mair, Head of Division, presented the prize to Michael on Friday 11 October.